Stora Enso recently announced the appointment of Christine Graf to the position of director, brand communications. Based in the company’s Stamford, CT, sales office, Graf has more than 20 years of advertising experience working with agencies such as Grey Worldwide and Lowe (formerly Lintas).
Three industry executives have been appointed to the board of directors of New York University’s Graphic Communications Graduate M.A. program. They are Francis A. McMahon, director of marketing, digital printing solutions and sales organization, Imaging and Printing Group, North America, Hewlett-Packard; Werner Naegeli, president and CEO of U.S. operations, Muller Martini; and Richard Schadle, vice president, worldwide sales, XMPie, a Xerox company.
Yupo Corporation America has made several staff promotions, including Paul Mitcham, director of marketing and sales support; Dave Ofstein, director of quality assurance; Angelita Millendez, finishing manager; and Cathy Rock, accounting manager.
SMART Papers is looking to expand sales, manufacturing and distribution of its premium coated and uncoated printing papers with the $45 million in new financing it secured from Wells Fargo Foothill, part of Wells Fargo & Co.
- Zarik Megerdichian